After defeating Brighton 3-0 in the League Cup, Manchester United coach Solskjaer praised the Spanish midfielder Mata.
The 32-year-old Mata was the captain of the field. He performed well, assisted McTominay and scored the 50th goal for Manchester United. Solskjaer said: "His calmness and experience are very important to a young team. In this game, I think he created something almost every moment. From an offensive perspective, this is the highest quality. ."
"He is a very valuable member of the lineup, a top professional player. I feel bad every time I tell him that he cannot play. He has an extraordinary career. He is a role model everyone should learn from. How to do it, how to behave when you get the opportunity."